Chef’s Nectar, “ Chicken Puttanesca” ❤️hearty delight !😋😘


Chicken Puttanesca is a healthy dish which is everyone’s favorite😀Juicy chicken thighs are simmered in a rich tomato broth with olives and capers. This dish is very much popular and can be made on the stovetop, oven or in the slow cooker. It’s naturally gluten-free and low carb, and can easily be adapted to make a delicious paleo diet 🥰

Ingredients for making the Chicken Puttanesca😘

  • 2 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 4 chicken thighs bone in and skin on
  • 1 medium diced onion
  • 4 cloves minced garlic
  • 1/4 cup red wine
  • 1/4 cup chicken broth
  • 1 14.5 ounce can garlic fire roasted tomatoes
  • 1 cup crushed tomatoes
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 tablespoon capers
  • 1/2 cup olives pitted and sliced
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste if needed
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • parsley or basil for garnishing
  • parmesan cheese for serving (optional)

Methods of making the Chicken Puttanesca👍😋

  1. In a heavy bottom skillet pan add oil.
  2. Heat over high heat and add in chicken thighs. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  3. Brown the chicken on both sides (about 2-3 minutes on each side). Remove the chicken from the pan and set aside.
  4. Add in the onion to the same pot and cook until tender, 3-4 minutes, until it becomes translucent.
  5. Add in garlic and cook for 1 minute.
  6. Stir in wine and deglaze the pan. Scrape the browned bits off the bottom.
  7. Stir in chicken broth, fire roasted tomatoes, crushed tomatoes, Italian seasoning, red pepper flakes, capers and olives. Add tomato paste to give it nice color and texture.
  8. Cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until the chicken is fully cooked.
  9. Adjust the seasoning, garnished with flavorful herbs like parsley and basil. Served hot with either steam rice or any pasta on the side.👍😋
  10. You can either follow the below stated method also as per your suitability

For Slow Cooking procedures

  1. Cook for half an hours on low heat, once the chicken and all the ingredients been added simmer the gas for half an hour. 😘

For Baking Procedures

  1. Cover and roast in a 400 degree oven for 25-30 minutes or until cooked. 👍❤️

Published by Avtar Singh Rana

A brief about Chef Avtar Singh Rana Chef Avtar Singh Rana a passionate professional celebrity chef having more than 2 decades of experience. A chef who wears different hats, who ranges from the city Delhi is someone who loves interaction and discovery with a vision of always coming up with the best and true perfectionist at his work, he dwells in photography, traveling and of course food. He started his carrier with Taj Group of hotels, in the year 1998 and since then has only achieved milestones and growth immensely his hunger to learn and explore more got him travelling to the middle east, Oman, KSA , multiple times, where he worked for some of the iconic hotels. His talent also brought him recognition from Radisson, Starwood and Accor, where he was responsible for the preopening of the hotels. An individual who leads by the examples and has the knack of grasping quickly and extend warm hospitality.

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